The Guernsey Tree Warden’s lunch meeting at the Guernsey Yacht Club on 22 February

February 16th, 2011 by Andrew McCutcheon

The Guernsey Tree Warden lunch Mmeting takes place at the Guernsey Yacht Club on Tuesday 22 February 2011 from 12.45 pm to 2.15 pm.

To attend this meeting RSVP to Guernsey Tree Warden Co-ordinator Andrew McCutcheon by email: Andrew.McCutcheon @ gov.gg

(click on logo to view Tree Warden contact details)

Agenda

1.    Chairman’s Welcome

2.    Apologies

3.    Talking Trees – Latest update from Chair.  Winter identification of trees – The Great English Forest Sell Off DebateInternational Year of Forests

4.    Tree Picture of the Month & Tree Planting Site of the month.  Tree Wardens and friends are invited to bring their favourite photos of local trees and ideas for tree planting sites.

5.    Future Events and Meetings:

  • St Andrew’s parish tree plant – March Date TBA
  • Urban Trees Research Conference – 13 to 14 April, Edgbaston
  • Spring Tree Walk at Petit Bot – Date TBA
  • Men of the Trees, Wood & Craft Fair – Now provisionally to be held on Saturday 1 October 2011

6.    Vic Froome, Conservationist with a particular interest in woodland & woodland creation.  Vic will give a talk on his involvement with tree planting initiatives and his ideas for Guernsey.

7.    Trees under threat,   If you have seen examples of poor pruning works elsewhere please take pictures and bring them along.

8.   Any other business

Date of Next Meeting :  Tue 29 March 2011 – 12:45pm

LUNCHES are £11 for 2 courses and this includes a sub to cover the speakers’ lunch.  £2 supplement for crab salad when available. Wine is extra.

The Guernsey Tree Wardens are sponsored by Insurance Corporation (click on their logo to go to their website)

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